The table below looks at the statistics for OOD skills in IT contracts advertised for the Suffolk region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OOD over the 3 months to 30 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
Rank 36 24 35
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +11
Contract jobs citing OOD 1 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 0.39% 4.37% 1.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.51% 5.26% 2.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 3
Median daily rate - £400 £324
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +23.45%
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £330
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +13.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £42.25
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -11.24%
OOD
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Suffolk region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Suffolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
198 171 207
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 77.04% 83.01% 72.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 109 169
Median daily rate £475 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 12
Median hourly rate £22.50 £19.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.42% -24.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -

OOD
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Suffolk region citing OOD as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

OOD Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

OOD
Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing OOD across the Suffolk region.

OOD Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

OOD
Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing OOD across the Suffolk region.

OOD Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

OOD
Contract Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OOD within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 30 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Ipswich -6 1 - -
OOD
East of England

OOD
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing OOD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Suffolk region with a requirement for OOD.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Testing

OOD
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Dynamics AX
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Test Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft